Language Is A Virus

Jack Schwartz Quotes


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    A fair observer only has to ask: If there is violence, who profits? Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Aside from rabid Islamists, no one who wishes to be taken seriously can publicly say anything bad about the old Jews of Europe without sounding like reactionary troglodytes. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Avoid context and specifics; generalize and keep repeating the generalization. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    For many, the religious movement has become a political ideology which is totalitarian, anti-democratic, violent, and terroristic. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Genocide is an attempt to exterminate a people, not to alter their behavior. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    In early church polemics, Jews are deemed no longer worthy of their own Scriptures because they have failed to accept Christ as the Messiah. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    In the Middle Ages and beyond, the target was the Court Jew who had the ear of the ruler; during the Inquisition it was the Spanish Jews who thrived after their conversion to Christianity. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Islam has shown two faces to the Jews, one benevolent, one less so. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Israel is now sustaining a war for its own existence. A nation defending its citizens against terrorist bombings and a military and diplomatic onslaught by an array of Arab foes is practicing survival, not genocide. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Israeli Arabs have more political rights than any other Arabs in the Middle East, including their compatriots in the Palestinian Authority. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    It would be hard to ignore the absence of democracy in any Arab nation. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Jewish and Palestinian nationalism are virtually contemporaneous, and grew out of the disruptions that created new national movements from the ruins of the old empires / i. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Martin Luther King Jr., recognized bias when he saw it, knew what he was talking about. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Muslim delegates concerned about rights in Palestine could have brought their enthusiasm closer to home by addressing the fate of black Christians being slaughtered and enslaved in the Sudan. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    Palestinian ideology has become a lethal cocktail of radical nationalism and Islamic fundamentalism. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    The Arab representatives and their followers were not interested in the persecuted millions throughout the world; they were fixed on a political agenda that distracted the world from their own serious shortcomings in the human-rights department. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    The developing agenda of the Palestinians is that Israel is a foreign implant in the heart of the Islamic world, and all of its citizens are settlers. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    The evidence of a Jewish civilization going back more than two millennia is overwhelmingly borne out in the archaeology of the region. The heritage of the Jews in Palestine is documented. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    The metaphor of Exodus is one that has dogged the Jews from the outset. Their very success attracts resentment. Jack_SchwartzJack Schwartz
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    The paradox of anti-Semitism is that it is invariably up to the Jews to explain away the charges. The anti-Semite simply has to make them. Jack_Schwartz/21.php">Jack Schwartz
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    Under Hitler it was the entrepreneurial and professional classes who were the first victims of Nazi boycotts and exclusion. Today it is Israel, the most powerful symbol of Jewish national resurgence in two millennia. Jack_Schwartz/22.php">Jack Schwartz
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    When Arab apologists wring their hands over an Israeli military incursion, they never mention what the Israelis are reacting to, or else diminish and distort it. Jack_Schwartz/23.php">Jack Schwartz
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    Without a Jewish state, the iron truth of history is that the Jewish people sooner or later become even more vulnerable to the next wave of anti-Semitism. Jack_Schwartz/24.php">Jack Schwartz